Barcelona Design Museum – DHUB

The Barcelona design museum is located in the hyper modern Disseny Hub building next tothe Agbar tower and the new Encants Vells flea market in the 22@ district of Barcelona

Barcelona Design Museum

The new Barcelona Design Museum opened during December 2014. The museum explores the role of design in our daily lives through 4 permanent exhibitions which were previously housed in the Museum of Decorative Arts, the Ceramics Museum, the Barcelona Textile Museum and the Cabinet of Graphic Arts.

A collection of every day items in the Barcelona design museum

From the world to the museum. Product design, coltural heriatge

The museum occupies 4 floors of the futuristic looking DHUB building located next to the Torre Agbar in the 22@ district (the so-called innovation district of Poblenou). The building also houses a public library, cafeteria and a hall for temporary exhibitions on the lower ground floor.

A visitor to the Barcelona Design museum looking at a set of hand painted tiles

Extraodinary! Collections of decorative and author centred arts.

Permanent Exhibitions at the Barcelona Design Museum

  1. From the World to the Museum. Product Design, Cultural Heritage
  2. Extraordinary! Collections of Decorative and Author-Centred Art (3rd-20th Century)
  3. Dressing the body. Silhouettes and fashion (1550-2015)
  4. Graphic Design: from trade to profession (1940-1980)
A collection of bodices on display at the Barcelona design museum

Dressing the body. Silhouettes and fashion

Time needed to visit

You should allow about an hour and a half to visit the museum.

Information in English?

Yes, all labels and information boards are in English, Catalan and Spanish, There are also leaflets in English.

Entry Fee

General admission €6

Reduced €4

The ticket allows you to visit the museum twice within 6 months of purchase.

Opening Times

Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 – 20:30
Mondays – Closed

A collection of black and yellow book covers at DHUB Barcelona

Graphic design. From trade to profession

Location:

Plaça de Les Glories 37, Barcelona

How to get there:

Metro
The Disseny Hub Barcelona building is next to the “Glories” metro stop on the red line.
Bus routes:
7, 60, 62, 92, 192
Tram:
T5 & T6

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Other attractions nearby:

The Torre Agbar (Agbar Tower)
The Encants flea market
Can Framis Museum
Museu de La Música (music museum)
The Rambla de Poblenou

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